Insignia Senior Living Partners with Georgia State University for Gerontology Research Project

Alpharetta, GA, October 15, 2016 --( Gardens of Roswell, an Insignia Senior Living Community located in Alpharetta, GA, has joined forces with Georgia State University's Gerontology Institute to conduct a research project that will find ways to improve quality of life of caregivers and residents through collaborative care partnerships.

By learning about resident self-care and about care given by family and friends, assisted living staff and other care workers, GSU's Gerontology Institute will learn how to support caregivers in ways that build collaborative care partnerships and improve resident and caregiver quality of life and also facilitate residents' ability to age in place.

GSU is the second university with which Insignia affiliates in order to continuously improve the lives of their residents, the first partnership being with Mercer University's College of Nursing.

Researchers from GSU will be visiting Gardens of Roswell weekly throughout the period of two years and will be speaking informally to family members, friends of residents and staff, as well as attending activities and meals and participating in the daily life of the community.

Interviews will be conducted on a voluntary basis after GSU has spent some time getting acquainted with the facilities and its members.

This project is under the direction of Dr. Candace L. Kemp and is funded by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health. Gardens of Roswell is one of eight assisted living communities/personal care homes in the metro Atlanta area that has been selected to participate in this project.

About Insignia Senior Living:
Insignia Senior Living is a family owned company deeply rooted in the hospital and healthcare industries, whose primary focus is to provide seniors safe and joyful environments where they feel loved and valued. Founded in 2003 by CEO Milton Cruz in the Southeast United States and Puerto Rico, the company remains true to its core beliefs: that genuine care comes from treating every resident like family – and making each individual feel respected at all times. Insignia owns and operates 9 senior communities throughout Georgia and Puerto Rico, with communities in Alpharetta (Tapestry House and Gardens of Roswell), Newnan (Insignia of Newnan), Puerto Rico (The Residence, Miramar Living & Villa Serena), Sandy Springs (Insignia of Sandy Springs), Savannah (Insignia of Savannah), and Towne Lake (Insignia of Towne Lake). Services include senior living, assisted living, memory care and temporary care.
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